Reworked By Detroiters

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Given the brilliantly simple concept behind this fine compilation - contemporary Detroit producers remix Funkadelic - we're rather surprised nobody's done it before. With 17 varied re-rubs stretched across two hugely entertaining CDs, there's plenty to enjoy. Highlights come thick and fast, from the deep house/P-funk fusion of Alton Miller's take on "Get Your Ass Off and Jam" and Andres' loose, hip-hop influenced revision of "Music For My Mother", to the thrusting loops and heady late night hypnotism of Anthony Shake Shakir and T-Dancer's version of "Standing on the Verge". While many of the versions stay relatively faithful to the original, the more "out-there" interpretations - see BMG's outer-space ambient dub of "Maggot Brain" and Moodymann's epic revision of "Cosmic Slop" - are also consistently impressive.


Sil says: There is a track here for every one but I am going to stick to the gorgeous 9 minutes revision done by Moodymann and the feel-good remix by Amp Fiddler. Top class package here, folks.


A1. Sexy Ways (Recloose Disco Flip)
A2. You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure (Alton Miller Mix)
A3. Get Your Ass Off & Jam (Marcellus Pittman Remix)
A4. Cosmic Slop (Moodymann Mix)
A5. Music For My Mother (Andres Wo Ahh Ay Vocal Mix)
A6. Undisco Kidd (Gay Marvine Edit)
A7. Super Stupid (Dirtbombs Version)
A8. Take Your Dead Ass Home (The Fantasy Version)
B1. Music 4 My Mother (Underground Resistance Mix)
B2. Let's Take It To The Stage (Amp Fiddler Laugin @ Ya Mix)
B3. Standing On The Verge (Anthony Shake Shakir & T Dancer Remix)
B4. You & Your Folks (Claude Young Jr Club Mix)
B5. Be My Beach (Mophno & Tom Thump Mix)
B6. You & Your Folks (Claude Young Jr Dub)
B7. Let's Make It Last (Kenny Dixon Jr Edit - Mono)
B8. Looking Back At You (Ectomorph Stripped & Dubbed)
B9. Maggot Brain (BMG Dub)

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